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FOURTH ANNUAL LIVING LIFE EXPO!

St. Louis, MO . . . The St. Louis Public Library is proud to host the Fourth Annual Living Life Expo! at its Baden Branch, 8448 Church Road, on October 8 from 10 a.m.–2 p.m. Medical professionals from healthcare facilities and other health-related organizations will be onsite to provide routine health screenings, answer questions, and give tips. The event is FREE and open to the public.

Visitors will be able to meet with representatives from:

Bernard Becker Medical Library/Washington University School of Medicine—Hosts a program for the Elimination of Cancer Disparities.

Children’s Hospital Family Resource Center—Answers questions and provides information.

City of St. Louis Fire Department—Engine House 33 & Medic Unit 33—Discusses fire safety and emergency information.

City of St. Louis Health Department—Lead Safety; educational information and Disaster Preparedness; educational information.

CLAIM (Medicare/Medicaid, Primaris)—A nonprofit organization provides free, unbiased information about Medicare.

Community Health in Partnership Service (CHiPS)—Breast Cancer Instruction, Blood Glucose Testing, Blood Pressure Check.

 

 

 

The Missouri Chapter of the Lupus Foundation of America—Education and patient-support information for those with lupus.

The Missouri Lions Club—Performs vision checks and glaucoma testing.

St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department -- District 6

St. Louis Public Library Personal Technology Assistant—Demonstrates how to use consumer health-related databases as well as how to search the Internet for reliable consumer health-related websites.

Three Rivers Aikido—Demonstrates aikido, a non-violent martial art that keeps both victim and attacker free of harm.

100 Black Men of Metropolitan St. Louis—Provides prostrate cancer information.

Other participating groups include the Department of Veterans Affairs, Health Literacy Missouri, Missouri College Dental Hygiene Dept., the National Alliance on Mental Health (NAMI), the Riverview West Florissant Development Corporation, and the Sickle Cell Disease Community Advocates.

Enjoy the music of DJ*T*.

PLUS fortune-telling, juggling, and face painting. Meet the Library’s mascot, Theo Thesaurus, balloons, attendance prizes, and more!

It’s FREE and open to the public.

For details, call Jan at 314-388-2400.

Local community support provided by Alderwoman Dionne Flowers, Creations by Karen, Riverview West Florissant Development Corporation, and 100 Black Men of Metropolitan St. Louis.

 

10/04/2011